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Blog Entries - September 2014

Celebrating 164 Years

Posted on: September 29, 2014 11:00 am

The Sisters of Notre Dame were founded on October 1, 1850 in Coesfeld, Germany. Covington Sisters share what it means to be a Sister of Notre Dame today and how we actively uphold our 164-year-old mission.

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From the Archives: SND at the School for the Blind

Posted on: September 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Archives

On the first floor of the St. Joseph Heights Provincial Center, just past the mail room and several steps before the library, you will find a display prepared by Sr. Joan Terese Niklas, archivist for the Sisters of Notre Dame. The current archival display highlights the Sisters of Notre Dame ministry at the schools for the blind in the 1950s and 1960s. 

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Can't Slow this Sister Down!

Posted on: September 24, 2014 9:00 am
Tags: Lourdes hall, Retirement

Sr. Mary Marjorie Gasdorf has a new bounce in her step thanks to her daily Nu Step routine.

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Seekers' Retreat: November 14-16

Posted on: September 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Too much going on? Pulled in a million directions? You’re not the only one. In the craziness of life, it doesn’t hurt to pause and take a look at the big picture. Join us November 14-16 for the Charis Seekers' Retreat at the Sisters of Notre Dame.

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Shoe and Purse Collection

Posted on: September 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Uganda, Jpic

Three of the North American provinces of the Sisters of Notre Dame (Toledo, Chardon and Covington) have committed to an international mission project. Want to help? All you have to do is donate your old shoes, purses, and bags.

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September 2014 Partner Spotlight: Mary Estelle Roesel

Posted on: September 12, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: Spotlight

One of my rewarding experiences here is being close to God. When I come in the convent, I love to open the chapel doors and say, “Hi Jesus! This is Mary Estelle, I love you!”...

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